Super Fun Things To Do This Weekend

September 16, 2011 1 Comment

Staten Island is going to be buzzing with festivities. Here is a sampling of what’s going on around town this weekend…

D.B. Lampman’s “I Am Within”

 The public is invited to view a sculpture installation and performance by Staten Island multimedia artist DB Lampman at the Freshkills Park site.

When: Saturday, September 17, from 10am-12noon

Location: Freshkills Park

Tickets: Free

For more info: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/09/17/db-lampmans-i-am-within-at-freshkills-park

 

Greek Festival

Experience a little bit of Greece in Staten Island. The event is hosted by Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Sink your teeth into a variety of Greek specialties and wash it down with a glass of wine while enjoying live entertainment. You can read about my experience at the festival here http://statenislandlifestyle.com/?p=497

When: Friday 16 – Sunday 18

Location: 1641 Richmond Ave

Tickets: Adults $1 (yes only $1!) Children under 5 are Free

For more info: Call the church office at 718-494-0658

Mexican Independence Day

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day through dance, food and music.

When: Sunday, September 18th, from 2-5pm

Location: Faber Park

Tickets: Free to the public!

For more info: http://www.statenislandarts.org/folkblog/


Autumn Moon Festival at Snug Harbor

Be entertained by the traditional Chinese dance performances, Martial Arts demonstration and calligraphy. Try authentic Chinese treats such as moon cakes, dumplings and bubble tea. This event takes place at the beautiful Chinese Scholar’s Garden, which will be decorated with lanterns for this special celebration.

When: Saturday, Sep.17, from 4-8pm

Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

Tickets: Adults $8, Student/Seniors $6 and Free for children under 5

For more info: http://www.snug-harbor.org/

 

61st Annual Fence Show

Browse one-of-a-kind art pieces by the local artists at this family event. The annual Fence Show is the longest-running outdoor art show in New York City history. And if you get hungry during the event, you’ll be able to enjoy excellent selection of Food Vendor Trucks (14 to be exact) on site.

When: Saturday, Sept 17, from 11am-5pm

Location: Front lawn of Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Tickets: Free Admission!

For more info: http://www.snug-harbor.org/

 

Now which one will you be going to?

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One Comments to “Super Fun Things To Do This Weekend”
  1. Bella says:

    Autumn moon festival sounds really fun. We should just round-up the kids and go. It sounds like it would be interesting for people of all ages.

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